Stories

God is transforming lives in mission and we would like to share these stories of transformation with you. Read about God's work in the stories from our missionaries and short term mission teams.

There’s a saying in Thai that describes people of authority and influence; they’re called “big-signature people.” They are people of power in society like government leaders and business executives.

Read more: Big-Signature People

For some of our workers who live in Muslim countries or Muslim neighborhoods, the month of Ramadan is a very special time.

Read more: Ramadan

I just finished reading a book that challenged me to believe that nothing in this life matters unless it is focused on loving God and loving others.

Read more: Love

While on a visit to Germany, our children were getting their faces painted at a carnival.

Read more: Where is Home?

In the Fall of 2012, Irene and Judy joined TREK. These two women were both from Germany, but were from different parts of the country and had only met briefly before coming to Canada.

Read more: Jasmine and the Germans

In May, Wendy left Japan and said goodbye to her best friend there, a woman named Yuki.

Read more: Wendy and Yuki

Recently, a young woman named Spare got up during our Sunday worship service and told us about how God had healed her three years earlier. “My situation was hopeless,” she said, “so don’t forget, our God is a mighty God and he can do anything!”

Read more: Spare’s Miraculous Healing

Making disciples is a privilege. God invites us to partner with him in the transformation of lives.

Read more: The Story of Martires

As we see pain and brokenness in our communities, God invites us to act as his vessels in bringing about transformation. Deysi is a young woman from Peru who has responded to God’s call on her life and is moving towards helping and improving her community.

Read more: Deysi’s Story

Serving God is not always easy, especially when we’re engaged in a cross-cultural setting. Recently, I had one of the hardest days of my time teaching ESL in Japan. Nothing seemed to be working and everything seemed to end up in miscommunication and frustration.

Read more: From Frustration to Repentance